Thursday, 10 October 2013

GRAHAM OVENDEN THE PAEDOPHILE ARTIST IN JAIL

IT TOOK A LONG ENOUGH BATTLE TO GET THIS FILTHY CREEP BEHIND BARS. THE SCALES OF JUSTICE ARE STILL TIPPED DANGEROUSLY LOW FOR VICTIMS OF CHILD ABUSE - AS I'VE SAID BEFORE, THE VICTIMS ARE MUCH MORE LIKELY TO FIND THEMSELVES BEHIND BARS THAN THE OFFENDERS.

I HOPE THERE IS MORE SOAP THAN DRUGS IN THE JAIL WHERE THEY PUT HIM!

THERE'S OTHERS WHO SHOULD BE IN THERE WITH HIM, HIS AIDING AND ABETTING AND ENABLING FRIENDS AND MASTERS. I WON'T NAME NAMES, FOR A START OFF I DON'T NEED TO, BUT IF I DID THEY WOULD PROBABLY START UP ANOTHER VENDETTA AGAINST ME AND GET DAVID CAMERON TO DO ANOTHER STUNT WITH PHILIP SCHOFIELD AND THREATEN ME WITH LIBEL AND ISOLATE ME EVEN MORE ECT ECT ECT. WE ALL KNOW HOW IT WORKS NOW AND IT STINKS TO HIGH HEAVEN.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2451120/Artist-Graham-Ovenden-jailed-years-Court-Appeal-original-sentence-unduly-lenient.html

'Not a shred of remorse': Disgraced artist Graham Ovenden is jailed for two years after original sentence for sex offences deemed 'unduly lenient'

Committee quashed suspended sentence in the case of Graham Ovenden
Originally received 12 months imprisonment suspended for two years
Ovenden convicted of six charges of indecency with a child and one allegation of indecent assault relating to three girls
Court ruled that the sentence should not have been suspended and the correct total to be imposed today was a term of 27 months
Judges also heard a bid by Ovenden, who had denied the charges against him, to challenge his conviction

But court rejected the application for permission to appeal, ruling that the verdicts were 'safe'


By Anna Edwards

PUBLISHED:16:41, 9 October 2013| UPDATED:17:50, 9 October 2013








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Artist Graham Ovenden, who avoided prison after being found guilty of sex offences against children, was jailed for two years and three months by Court of Appeal judges today when they ruled that his non-custodial sentence was 'unduly lenient'.

Lord Chief Justice Lord Thomas, sitting with two other judges in London, quashed the suspended sentence imposed in June in the case of Graham Ovenden, 70, of Barley Splatt near Bodmin Moor in Cornwall.

Ovenden, who was accused of abusing children who posed for his paintings in the 70s and 80s, originally received 12 months imprisonment suspended for two years at Plymouth Crown Court, but the sentence was referred to appeal judges by Attorney General Dominic Grieve.

Ovenden, who was present in court for the hearing, was convicted of six charges of indecency with a child and one allegation of indecent assault relating to three girls

As well as the sentence review, the judges also heard a bid by Ovenden, who had denied the charges against him, to challenge his conviction.

But the court rejected the application for permission to appeal, ruling that the verdicts were 'safe'.

Ovenden, who was present in court for the hearing, was convicted of six charges of indecency with a child and one allegation of indecent assault relating to three girls.

Lord Thomas, who said Ovenden had not shown a 'shred of remorse' for his victims, ruled that the sentence should not have been suspended and the correct total to be imposed today was a term of 27 months.

Ovenden claimed that his interest in young girls was artistic and not sexual - but that claim was rejected by the three judges.

Lord Thomas said the girls had 'no understanding of the true purpose' behind what Ovenden was doing.
Lord Thomas said Ovenden had shown 'no contrition' BY maintaining that he had done nothing wrong
'There was no doubt that his purpose was sexual. There is no doubt that he had a sexual interest in children.'

When considering the appropriate sentence the court had to have regard to the fact that the only mitigation Ovenden had was his former good character and his age.

Lord Thomas added that against that 'there are a very large number of aggravating factors'.

Those factors included the 'comparison in age between the victims and his own age at the time the offences were committed' and the number of victims.

But the 'most serious' was the 'very serious abuse of the position of trust' that he had in relation to the girls.

His reputation as a landscape artist enabled those who were closest to the children to trust him, said Lord Thomas.

There was also the factor of the 'very serious impact on the victims, magnified by the way in which he had grossly manipulated them and degraded them by the photographs he had taken'.

Lord Thomas said the court had seen victim impact statements from the three victims in which they described how giving evidence at Ovenden's trial was the worst experience of their lives.

When suspending the prison term, the sentencing judge said he took into account Ovenden's age, the length of time since the offences, and his 'steep fall from grace and irretrievably tarnished reputation'.


It was argued on behalf of the Attorney General that 'reputational impact' on him was not a reason for suspending the sentence and it was 'wrong in principle' to take that into account.


Exceptional circumstances were required for a sentence to be suspended.


Lord Thomas said Ovenden had shown 'no contrition', maintaining that he had done nothing wrong, and that as an artist he seeks to 'capture the innocence of children in a state of grace'.


He claimed he was the victim of a 'global witch-hunt against artists'.



Ovenden claimed that his interest in young girls was artistic and not sexual

Lord Thomas said: 'He seeks to blame others and asserts a conspiracy against him. It is self-evident he has no understanding of the very serious harm he has done to the victims by his serious criminal misconduct.


'He still asserts that art is being put on trial. That is nonsensical bearing in mind the facts.'


Speaking after the hearing, the Attorney General said: 'Graham Ovenden committed terrible sexual offences against vulnerable young girls who were in his charge and ought to have felt safe. He manipulated them and abused his position of trust.

'The Court of Appeal agrees that the 12-month suspended sentence handed to him was unduly lenient, and I am satisfied they have replaced it with 27 months custody.

'It is right that sexual crimes, whether committed many years ago or more recently, should be punished appropriately.

'Today the court affirmed this and sent a clear message that people who have behaved in this way in the past will face the consequences through the courts.'

Under the early tutelage of the 'godfather of Pop Art' Sir Peter Blake, Ovenden embarked on a career which catalogued life on the streets of London, landscapes of the countryside, and portraiture of children.

He had been tutored by Lord David Cecil and Sir John Betjeman, with his work displayed across the world including exhibitions at London's Victoria and Albert Museum, The Tate and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

In 1975 he founded the Brotherhood of Ruralists movement - artists who had left the city to live in the countryside.


14 comments:

Anonymous said...

Thankyou for posting this on Graham Ovenden
see this too

erful ‘gay marriage’ video by MassResistance for churches, groups, activists‏

it tells of how homosexual activists can get perversion accepted

Anonymous said...

disgusting man, i see annie lennox has criticised pornogrphy aimed at chidren, and the scumbags are calling her an anti-semite.
well know what ? i guess i am an anti-semite too and proud of it.

Anonymous said...

But no one asks why homosexuals abuse all these boys ?
and the answer is because a statement in the old gay news.
its simply that homosexuals were terrified that they may catch AIDS
so the demand for little boys went through the roof, this idea that, well these young lads earn big money, well some do but a hell of a lot are forced into it, and raped
Colin Carswell

Anonymous said...

Ovenden wil be givena nice welcome in prison.
Even prisoners have wives and children, and they see these as sacred, child offenderd like Ovendedn are often passed quietly on to the gay gangs, warders look the other way as men queue up to rape them.
few given this treatmenet offend again. This do this a lot to pervs and lesbians in Africa re ofending is rare

Anonymous said...

bless you. i was sitting the police i was one of hes victims thank you i treasure your views .X

Zoompad said...

"it tells of how homosexual activists can get perversion accepted"

I'm partly responsible for that, as when I was on Mothers For Justice and other anti child abuse groups on Facebook I suggested going to the churches to campaign against child abuse, I had no idea at the time that most if not all of the anti child abuse groups have been infiltrated and taken over by wicked people. I think I may have inadvertantly given these scumbags the idea of targetting the church.

As a VICTIM of Pindown child abuse I don't feel welcome in any church so far, I do now go to the Emotional Well Being at one of the churches in my town, but the way I am being treated there is in my opinion another layer of abuse, not blaming the councellor who seems to be a very nice lady, as was the one before her who left very suddenly after 4 sessions, but the only treatment they have to offer isn't really appropriate for a victim of institutional child abuse, and yet that is the only treatment I am being offered, its that or nothing.

What I REALLY need in order to "get over it" and "get a life" is for the abuse to actually stop!As long as the scumbags are allowed to stalk me and hack my computer and park up outside my house ect ect ect it hasn't really stopped has it?

Zoompad said...

Mothers For Justice was set up by a very nice kind lady who was herself a victim of the Secret Family Courts. The scum soon homed in on her though, as they do every grass roots anti child abuse site, and they quickly offered to "help" her with setting up the website, Paul Randle Jollieffe and Oliver Cyriex, Nigel Oldfield ect. They were onto that little site like flies on a sandwich. They did exactly the same to other abti child abuse sites ie Fassett.

Paul Randle Jollieffe knackered up that lady's computer so that she could not even access her own website, she was having to go to the public library to access her own website.

We mums and child abuse victims have had to teach ourselves computer literacy, we've been attacked all the way by the scumbags who try to keep all the bad stuff covered up.

They went mad when the Lord showed me all about Ralph Underwager and Richard Gardner, and they kept trying to defend those two paedophiles. They called me a nutter and a bigot because I kept praying for the victims of child abuse, it was the Lord who showed me all about Gardner and Underwager, because I was being falsely accused of having PAS at the time and the Lord showed me what they were slyly accusing me of.

Zoompad said...

I went through 7 years of absolute hell on earth, falsely accused in the Secret Family Courts of something they wouldn't even tell me what it was I was supposed to have done, PARENTAL ALIENATION SYNDROME, which was invented by a bunch of paedophiles by very aggressive Fathers Rights campaigners to cover up child abuse.

the Lord answered my prayers, and the Lord exposed what they had done, and the Lord is not going to let those wicked men get away with the evil things they have done.

They mocked me and persecuted me for years, and the Lord has watched it all, if Graham Ovenden gets a bad time in jail, guess what? I don't care, because he's a wicked man who has made other peoples lives an absolute misery, him and his evil friends, gangsters who prey on people who have never done them any wrong, just got in their way, its his own look out now whatever happens to him in jail, I just don't give a shit!

Zoompad said...

If that makes me a bad Christian, well, I'm sorry, but enough is enough.

Zoompad said...

They could have put things right bfor me years ago, instead of spending heaven knows how much trying to cover it up.

The half hearted apology I recieved via Dawn Franks was an absolute disgrace. Her trying to trick me with that pencilled in notebook fiasco was like something out of a Fawlty Towers script, how is pulling that sort of stunt supposed to make things right for me?

Zoompad said...

Minty, God bless you, I have posted your comment, the crafty devils are STILL mucking about with my blog, its dissapeared, anyway, its thanks to you and the other brave Ovenden victims that this vile git is finally in jail, so thank you xxxx

Zoompad said...

My mistake, its on another thread, but you see I am that used to their jiggery pokery that I automatically think its them now, its no use them accusing me of being paranoid when they have made me so, with their hacking and fiddling about!

Anonymous said...

Good comment by Colin Carswell
about why homosexuals target such young boys, but what gets me is the way they refer to them as bumboys, spunk monkeys, bumbadillos
and such like, its so disrespectful

Anonymous said...

These comments are important to me to join in the discussion.
I burst into tears when seeing Ovenden arrested, i never told a soul but ovenden raped me when i was 11 years old, boys can never admit what happened even to themselves, over the yaers i often thought, did that really happen to me ? did i dream it ? noone would be that wicked to do that to a child, but they do
David Johnston